Lighting Technician Salary

Male Lighting Technicians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $16.02 per hour in the United States. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — more than two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and nearly two in five have dental insurance. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Lighting Technicians — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$23,847 - $80,537
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$81K
MEDIAN: $45,000
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$10.27 - $23.50
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$0$80K
Salary $23,847 - $80,537
Bonus $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,494 - $62,289
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $10.27 - $23.50
Overtime $15.67 - $41.13
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,494 - $62,289
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

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Pay by Experience Level for Lighting Technician

Pay by Experience for a Lighting Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Lighting Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 70 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lighting Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Lighting Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 22 salaries. A Lighting Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Lighting Technician

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Lighting Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 44%
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